Written Questions are submitted by MPs or Lords to receive information from a Department.
|7 Oct 2019, 2:56 p.m.||Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Official Hospitality||Ruth Jones|
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much his Department spent on refreshments in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.
Answer (Christopher Pincher)
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office's (FCO) expenditure is tracked by financial year. Spend on refreshments is captured as part of the FCO's total Catering costs.
The total spent on Catering Services for the financial year 2018/19 was £2,460,089.42 . The total spent on Catering Services for the financial year 2017/18 was £2,588,495.42 .